of Arkansas registered this
H. sieboldiana aureo-marginata in
1969. The large size
mound grows to about 20 inches in height with a spread of around
41 inches. During the season, the foliage changes color from
chartreuse to medium gold. They are deeply lobed at the base,
slightly cupped, moderately corrugated and have thick substance.
Its near white flowers bloom from late June into July.
The Hostapedia by Mark Zilis (2009), "Being one of the first
American Hosta Society registered cultivars, 'Midwest
Gold' may have historical significance, but it has little else
going for it. Like some other gold
H. 'Sieboldiana's, it grows slowly
and is often plagued by spring desiccation burn."